Ejection E*jec"tion, n. [L. ejectio: cf. F. ['e]jection.] 1. The act of ejecting or casting out; discharge; expulsion; evacuation. ``Vast ejection of ashes.'' --Eustace. ``The ejection of a word.'' --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

2. (Physiol.) The act or process of discharging anything from the body, particularly the excretions. [1913 Webster]

3. The state of being ejected or cast out; dispossession; banishment. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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